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    Brains of older people are slow because they know so much. People do not decline mentally with age, it just takes them longer to recall facts because they have more information stored in their brains, scientists believe. Much like a computer struggles as the hard drive becomes more full, so humans also take longer to access information, it has been suggested.

    Researchers say this slowing down is not the same as cognitive decline. The human brain works slower in old age, said Dr. Michael Ramscar, but only because we have stored more information over time. The brains of older people do not get weak. On the contrary, they simply know more, but just may not be able to access the information..

    Also, older people often go to another room to get something and when they get there, they stand there wondering what they came for. It is NOT a memory problem, it is nature's way of making older people do more exercise.

    SO THERE!!

    Well I can relate to this, now I know I'm not losing my mind

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    I tell people it takes longer to flip through my Rolodex so this proves I'm right!!!
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    Well I'm glad to hear it, cause I can't remember anything… LOL

    "What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Helen Keller
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    Default Re: The answer to forgetting

    see you can teach an old dog a new trick

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    Lol. I love this, it explains a lot.
    LEARN A LESSON FROM YOUR DOG, NO MATTER WHAT LIFE BRINGS YOU, KICK SOME GRASS OVER THAT AND MOVE ON.

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    What were we talking about... Squirrel! What was i saying?
    Bulldogs are like potato chips. You just can't stop with one.

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    Oh okay, that makes perfect sense to me. Now I have a good excuse!


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    What is this place? Who said something about dogs?
    "
    “It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough,all the components of my heart will be dog,and I will become as generous and loving as they are"

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